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State bird of Goa (Flame-throated Bulbul) complete detail – updated

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State bird of Goa (Flame-throated Bulbul) complete detail – updated. Description of State bird of Goa. Name of State bird of Goa is Flame-throated Bulbul or Ruby-throated Yellow Bulbul. Habit and habitat of Flame-throated Bulbul.  They prefer habitats like rocky, scrub covered hills mostly in the Eastern Ghats and central peninsular India but also in some places in the Western Ghats. They found on …

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Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) complete detail

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Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) complete detail – updated. Description of Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus). Habit and habitat of Black Drongo. Local name of Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus) is Bhujanga. Classification of Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus). Generally found in open areas, savanna’s and countries. It lives in open forests, habitation, farmlands and slightly wooded habitats, near water. It may be found from sea level to 1900 meters of …

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Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis) Complete detail – updated

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Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis) Complete detail – updated. Description of  Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis). Classification of Greater coucal (Centropus sinensis). Greater coucal is reported throughout the India.  The Nesting season ranges between February and September, varying with local conditions. The nest is a large untidy globular mass of leaves and twigs, with a lateral entrance hole, placed in the center of a bush, or in the branch …

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Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris) complete detail – updated

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Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris) complete detail – updated. Description of Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris). Classification of Indian grey hornbill (Ocyceros birostris)  Dhanchidi-Dhanesh. They are found in pairs or small groups. Habit and habitat of Indian grey hornbill. They likes deciduous forest, parkland and open thorn-forest with fig trees. The tail has a white tip and a dark sub-terminal band. They have a red iris and the eyelids have …

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Indian bison (Bos gaurus) – complete detail – updated

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Indian bison (Bos gaurus) – complete detail – updated. Description of Indian bison (Bos gaurus) Gaur. Classification of Indian bison (Bos gaurus). Distribution of Indian bison (Bos gaurus). Habit and habitat of Indian bison.  Indian bisons are found on the forested hills and grassy areas. They are largely confined to evergreen forests or semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, but also occur in deciduous forest areas at …

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Description of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant – Syrmaticus humiae

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Mrs. Hume’s pheasant (Syrmaticus humiae) complete detail. Description of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant – Syrmaticus humiae. Habit and habitat of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant. Distribution of Mrs. Hume’s pheasant. They prefer open areas, forest habitats and the forested mountain areas at 1000 to 2500 meter elevation. Size of adult male Mrs. Hume’s pheasant is between 80 to 90 cm including the tail and the length of female is between …

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Hill myna (Gracula religiosa) complete detail – updated

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Hill myna (Gracula religiosa) complete detail – updated. Description of Hill myna (Gracula religiosa). Classification of Hill myna (Gracula religiosa). Habit and habitat of Hill myna. They prefer jungles, evergreen, and wet deciduous forests. They occurs in moist or semi-evergreen forest in lowlands,  hills and mountains.  Upper parts are green-glossed black, with bright orange-yellow patches of naked skin and fleshy wattles on the side of …

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State Bird of Karnataka (Indian roller) – complete detail – updated

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State Bird of Karnataka (Indian roller) – complete detail – updated. Description of State Bird of Karnataka. Name of State Bird of Karnataka is Indian roller.  They are mostly found near the edges of the forest rather than deep forest. They are also spotted in urban and suburban areas and prefers open ground, cultivated fields, local parks and cities at lower elevation. The breast of Indian …

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State animal of Chhattisgarh – complete detail – updated

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State animal of Chhattisgarh – complete detail – updated. Description of state animal of Chhattisgarh. Name of the state animal of Chhattisgarh is Asian water buffalo. Classification of Asian water buffalo. Habit and habitat of State animal of Chhattisgarh. Water buffalos are found in grasslands, alluvial plains, and marshes, although they may use woodlands for shelter. Weight of adult Asian water buffalo is between 600 kg to …

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Description of White orange tip butterfly – Ixias marianne

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White orange tip butterfly (Ixias marianne) complete detail. Description of White orange tip butterfly – Ixias marianne. Classification of White orange tip butterfly (Ixias marianne). Habit and habitat of  White orange tip butterfly (Ixias marianne).  They prefer scrub-lands, dry deciduous forests, and open plains. They also found in savannahs, woodlands, open areas, beach hinterlands, agricultural land and mixed deciduous forests. The color of antennae’s is reddish brown and the head and thorax anteriorly are …

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